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Taco Bell coming to Brewton

Taco Bell coming to Brewton

Get ready, it appears Brewton will soon have a new restaurant – Taco Bell. However, the “when” remains unknown. For months, speculation has traveled about ... Read more

Latest news

FPD makes Wednesday arrest

The Flomaton Police Department made an arrest Wednesday on Nicholas Dewayne Smith (22), of Jordan Road in Flomaton. Smith was charged with domestic violence strangulation, ... Read more

  1. Brewton celebrates King holiday with parade, events
  2. Garmeson scores honor at state DYW
  3. Watts enjoys leading Cedar Hill Baptist

The Latest

Grimes column: It seems problems keep getting bigger, bigger

Twenty-five years ago, in 1990, the year was off to a good start with several things happening in the news. The East Brewton City Council ... Read more

County to share in $231K domestic violence grants

Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded three grants totaling $231,943 to support an organization that assists abuse victims in Baldwin, Escambia, Conecuh and Monroe counties. The ... Read more

Tax season is on; returns accepted

The start of the 2015 tax-filing season is here. Last week, the Internal Revenue Service announced the on-time opening of the nation’s 2015 filing season ... Read more

Chamber sponsoring big buck contest

South Alabama Big Buck Contest, presented by Newbreed Archery and the Greater Brewton Chamber of Commerce, is in full swing. Tickets to enter one’s big ... Read more

County ranks 8th in mortgages

Escambia County ranked in the top 10 counties in the state in which to obtain a mortgage. The study, which was released by SmartAsset, ranked ... Read more

  1. East Brewton men arrested for Andalusia Walmart thefts
  2. Relief at the pump: Residents loving price at the pump
  3. Closure OK’d after drug bust
  4. Reader tips lead to arrest
  5. TRM senior vying for state DYW
  6. Smith heads county’s RSVP program
  7. Brewton ‘top 20’ system in state
  8. CCC Campground awarded new name
  9. Grime’s column: Snake charmer comes to town
  10. Biven’s column: Start down healthy path in 2015
  11. Flomaton PD asking for public assistance
  12. Updated: Drug bust Wednesday morning nabs three
  13. Holidays are over; it’s back to class
  14. Frigid weather expected here
  15. Late property tax notices arriving soon
  16. United Fund meets $80K goal
  17. Jerkins: a man behind the city scenes
  18. Fisher Center looks to increase services
  19. Bank of Brewton celebrates 126 years Wednesday
  20. DWM welcomes 2 new doctors
  21. Not too late to get flu shot
  22. Cheers & Tears: A year to remember for Brewton community
  23. Work off city court fines? Program could allow for community service
  24. DeFrancisco to retire Jan. 30

Sports

Wallace-Selma hands JDCC basketball third straight loss

From staff reports Jefferson Davis Community College’s Warhawk basketball team suffered their third straight loss Thursday in Selma as Wallace-Selma almost scored 100 points on ... Read more

  1. ASWA releases new basketball polls
  2. WSN baseball to have auction Thursday
  3. TRM basketball: B-team and varsity Tigers defeat FHS while girls fall; area title on line Friday

Lifestyles

Grimes column: It seems problems keep getting bigger, bigger

Twenty-five years ago, in 1990, the year was off to a good start with several things happening in the news. The East Brewton City Council ... Read more

Grime’s column: Snake charmer comes to town

It still feels a little strange moving on to a new year, but I am sure that soon we will all be used to it. ... Read more

Biven’s column: Start down healthy path in 2015

The path to a long, healthy life is not straight and narrow but broad in the sense that it touches every aspect of life, not ... Read more

Features

Church to start movie night

The movies will be rolling every Friday night at Compassion for Brewton Outreach Center, said Pastor Bo Bell this week. “We saw a great need ... Read more

Faith

St. Stephens to open new thrift shop

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church is opening a thrift shop and is now taking donations and needs ... Read more

Business

Modest Closet to hold grand opening

Janova Johnson is anything but modest when it comes to describing her dream of owning her own business, The Modest Closet. The Brewton resident and ... Read more

Columnists

Pay it forward teaches lesson

  The boy seemed to have walked straight off a movie set was my first thought as we approached the grocery store checkout line. His ... Read more

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